However, Arjuna managed to defeat them before the afternoon, and then faced Bhagadatta , the ruler of Pragjyotisha modern day Assam , India , who had been creating havoc among the Pandava troops, defeating great warriors like Bhima , Abhimanyu and Satyaki. Hence, solar eclipses can be seen only in a limited range of longitude-latitude where the shadow falls.
Eclipses are considered ill for life on earth according to Hindu astrology. The terrific carnage continued, and the day's battle ended with the victory of the Kauravas. The sun soon set and with darkness and dust making the assessment of proceedings difficult, the Kaurava army retreated for the day. And then I find this article.